Tailgate Fundraiser to Benefit Visiting Nurses- Honoring Coach Don Fambrough

Lori McSorley

Visiting Nurses has served the Douglas County Community for over 44 years. In this time, they have served individuals in areas of Home Health, Rehabilitation, Hospice and Private Duty. Thousands of patients have been helped through these services, many of which have not had the ability to pay. Visiting Nurses ...

Safe to Sleep

Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas

The *Eunice Kennedy Shriver* National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has launched the Safe to Sleep campaign to reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Check out the new [campaign][1] to gain the most up-to-date information on creating a safe sleep environment ...

Run/Walk Your First 5k

Rachel Warren

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2013/mar/05/250725/ Nate Rovenstine, Pastor of Lawrence Wesleyan Church, is a guy who has competed in multiple marathons but is not a huge fun of competitive running. He believes that being healthy can be a fun experience, not just a competitive one. HCHC also believes that being healthy can be fun ...

Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

Sally Zogry

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241737/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this Friday, September 28th from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

Cordley Carnival on Friday Adds Wellness Fun!

Sally Zogry

http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2012/sep/25/241740/ The **Cordley Elementary Carnival** is this **Friday, September 28th** from 5:30-8:00pm. Come enjoy **free** games and prizes, **free** inflatables, laser tag and hamster balls, silent auction, henna tattoos, cake walk and more! Global Cafe, Iwig Dairy and AirSummerSnow Shaved Ice will be selling local food and drink. New this ...

Visiting Nurses is Tailgating for a Good Cause

Lori McSorley

Visiting Nurses would like to invite the community to join us Saturday, September 1st for a tailgate fundraiser honoring Coach Don Fambrough. The Fambrough Fans Tailgate Fundraiser will include commemorative KU t-shirts, beer mugs, and more for purchase. You also won't want to miss out on food and beer from ...

Volunteers Needed for Make a Difference Day: Saturday, October 22nd

Micki Chestnut

http://wellcommons.com/users/rogerhillvolunteercenter/photos/2011/sep/28/221709/ The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center will be participating USA WEEKEND’S Make a Difference Day national day of service by coordinating volunteer projects throughout Lawrence and Douglas County on Saturday, October 22nd. Several agencies and local schools will be hosting groups of volunteers – up to 270 volunteers ...

United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center to Host 2011 "Summer of Service"

Micki Chestnut

http://wellcommons.com/users/rogerhillvolunteercenter/photos/2011/apr/29/212986/ The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center is hosting a “Summer of Service” for Douglas County youth, ages 11-18, as part of the Center’s Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) program. Projects are Monday-Thursday, 9am-2pm. Youth may sign up for one or two projects, or join us for the whole summer! ...

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Donna Fox

Medicalodges Eudora will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 23rd at 3pm. Anyone from Kdg-6th grade is invited. The Easter Bunny will be there too!

182 Volunteers Still Needed for Day of Caring

Micki Chestnut

http://wellcommons.com/users/rogerhillvolunteercenter/photos/2011/apr/4/211534/ The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center is putting out a call for more volunteers to sign up for Day of Caring. There are over twenty projects at various agencies that need volunteer help on Saturday, April 16. To date, 182 of volunteers are still needed to fill all ...

Volunteers Needed for Day of Caring

Micki Chestnut

http://wellcommons.com/users/rogerhillvolunteercenter/photos/2011/mar/25/210767/ As part of National Volunteer Week, The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center will once again host a communitywide day of service, Day of Caring, on Saturday, April 16th. Day of Caring is an annual event that brings together hundreds of volunteers to spend time serving on behalf of ...

Real Food for Families

Rachel Richmond

Check out this new class offered by holistic nutrition educator Karen Manley Duggan at The Merc, 901 Iowa Street: **Real Food for Families** Tuesday · March 29 · 7-9pm taught by Karen Manley Duggan . We'll start the class with a simple and delicious green salad and a hearty warming ...

Parenting Classes Offered

Rich Minder

[Success By 6 Coalition of Douglas County][1] offers the following parenting classes for families with young children 0-6 years of age. For more information call Toni Detherage at 979-7607 or email frt@sunflower.com 8-Week Class Beginning November 4th Thursdays, November 4, 11, 18 and December 2, 9, and 16. (short due ...

Welcome to Dads of Douglas County's Wellcommons Group

Rich Minder

**Welcome**. Dads of Douglas County has opened this Wellcommons group for father figures in Douglas County a resource for networking, advocacy for children, and news about the importance of father figures in the lives of children. **We celebrate dads.** We are asking fathers to become contributors by writing short blogs ...

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